Sederi Yearbook 29

Sederi 29
Sederi 29 — 2019
Ana Sáez-Hidalgo
Keith Gregor
María José Mora
ISSN 1135-7789


A.S.G. Edwards, “William Forrest: Poetry, politics, script and power.” SEDERI 29 (2019): 163–78.


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This article examines the poetic and scribal activities of the sixteenth-century poet and scribe William Forrest. Forrest’s works survive in a number of manuscripts that he prepared himself, some for presentation to specific individuals, some for less definable purposes. The article assesses his achievements as a scribe and manuscript producer over several decades.

Keywords: William Forrest; manuscript; autograph; poetry; paleography








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